Northwestern Press

Monday, April 6, 2020

Veterans honor ‘lives lost,’ remember ‘days of infamy’

Thursday, December 15, 2016 by TERRY AHNER in Local News

Looking back on this country’s history, there are many parallels that can be drawn between the Pearl Harbor Day attack and the 9/11 attacks.

So said Keith “Jake” Boyer, a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired school superintendent, who spoke during a recent Pearl Harbor Day program at the World War II Memorial on Sgt. Stanley Hoffman Boulevard, Lehighton.

Valley runners join cross-country relay to benefit Boston marathon bombing victims

Thursday, April 10, 2014 by TERRY AHNER in Local News

They come from diverse backgrounds, different cultures and various geographical areas.

The one commonality uniting a group of runners from across the nation who are participating in the second annual One Run For Boston is their compassion for those who were injured or killed in last year's Boston Marathon bombings.

One Run For Boston is a nonstop, cross-country, 3,000-mile relay, crossing 14 states from Los Angeles to Boston, which raises money for the victims of last year's bombings.

Buckman Iron named business of the month

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by TERRY AHNER in Local News

Want to get rid of that scrap metal?

Then, consider Buckman Iron & Metal Inc., Coplay, which has served the scrap metal recycling needs of the greater Lehigh Valley for more than 100 years.

With that type of longevity, it's no wonder, then, why the business has received the distinction of Business of the Month by the Greater Northern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce.